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Wenger Corporation Custom Product Technician in Owatonna, Minnesota

To better balance the needs of your personal life, Wenger Corporation provides best-in-class, family-friendly scheduling for our manufacturing team. Our flexible options include four 10-hour shifts and overtime Fridays. And when the unexpected does arise, we'll work with you to help you be where, and when, you are needed most. Position Objective:To construct custom products in accordance with customer requirements and the quality standards of the Company. Metal Fabrication and welding experience is required. Job Description: Reviews general production schedules for the area(s) to which assigned, and confers with other members of the work team, lead people and/or Managers regarding the most effective planning of materials, time, and personnel to meet or exceed the established schedules within quality standards Observations and suggestions are frequently accepted and contribute to cooperative, productive teamwork in consistently achieving or exceeding quality and quantity standards Provides guidance, process training and procedure explanation for less-experience coworkers in a manner which reinforces the positive results from a cooperative, flexible, and mobile workforce Performs any of all manufacturing processes (other than Metal Shop) within and among areas assigned, according to established policies, practices, procedures and standards of the area(s) and Wenger Corporation Flexibility and adaptability with no loss of quality or quantity is consistently demonstrated on the job Works with lead people and Applications personnel in the design of the new product or the modification of an existing product. Builds products in accordance with the "special order" and the quality standards of the Company Has general knowledge of grinder, saw, drill press, press brake, punch press, welder, shear, etc., in the construction process Makes proper use of most standard hand tools Utilizes precise measuring instruments to ensure quality standards are met Complies with proper safety standards Assembles and packages products and directs others in this process as required Monitors the workflow and general materials movement, looking for the need or opportunity to help others on the work team in completing their particular duties and achieving production schedules as established The ability to move quickly and independently from one duty to another with no less of quality or quantity is consistently demonstrated Evaluates the quality of work being performed by the work team, suggesting changes as seem appropriate to gain increased quality and/or efficiency Coworkers easily and willingly accept such suggestions offered in a manner which reinforces the cooperative teamwork environment Develops, maintains and continually broadens the skill and knowledge base required to remain current and fully-qualified in this position Initiative is taken to remain current as well as add to the skill and knowledge base of the job Helps maintain the assigned work area(s) in a clean, orderly condition to minimize safety hazards and lost-time accidents All safety policies and procedures are followed consistently, and opportunities taken to help police the area(s) for hazards Contributes to a cooperative work effort through performance of assigned duties in an accurate and timely manner Initiative is taken to work with others in a manner which reinforces teamwork and increases the potential effectiveness and efficiency of the workforce Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested Additional work related to this position is willingly accepted Minimum Qualifications: Skill and ability to perform manufacturing processes usually learned from at least three to four (3-4) years manufacturing Ability to read and interpret drawings Strong mechanical aptitude Strong written and verbal communication skills Strong interpersonal skills Creative problem-solving ability Ability to work without direct supervision Strong ability to perf